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Full name Bruce Hamilton Pairaudeau
Born April 14, 1931, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana
Current age 83 years 106 days
Major teams West Indies, British Guiana, Northern Districts
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Relation Uncle - JS Dare
|Test debut||West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Jan 21-28, 1953 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v West Indies at Leeds, Jul 25-27, 1957 scorecard|
The bespectacled Bruce Pairaudeau started off in style with 115 for West Indies against India in Trinidad in 1952-53 on his debut, but his Test career nosedived with a vengeance after that. In 20 further innings he only got into double figures six times, and he was bowled in over a third of his innings. His last appearance came against England at Headingley in 1957. He made his debut for Guiana in 1947 aged 15, scoring his maiden hundred the following season when 16 years and five months. He later went to live in New Zealand, playing for Northern Districts for several seasons, ending up as their captain.
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